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Paul R. Tregurtha Coal Trip From Conneaut, OH to Sault Ste. Marie, MI January 25 to 29, 2005

Compiled by George Wharton

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Detroit River Jan. 26 & St. Clair River Jan. 27, 2005 by Tom Welles:

USCG Bristol Bay downbound the Detroit River..

USCG Hollyhock in the St. Clair River.

Another view.

Paul r. Tregurtha upbound the St. Clair River.

Bow profile.

Stern view.

CCGS Griffon working ahead of the Hollyhock and Paul R. Tregurtha.

Another view.

St. Marys River and Sault Ste. Marie Jan. 28 & 29 by Lee Rowe:

USCG Biscayne Bay leading the pack upbound at Mission Point on Jan. 28.

USCG Mackinaw leading the way through the ice pack.

USCG Mackinaw upbound at Mission Poin.

USCG Katmai Bay.

Paul R. Tregurtha coming through the ice.

Upbound at Mission Point.

Gemini at the Sault Ste. Marie, ON Gov't Dock.

Yankcanuck at Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Turning in the river.

Bow view.

Turning in the ice.

Tug Missouri heading for the Tregurtha.

Through the ice.

Another view.

Passing the bow of the Tregurtha.

Bow to bow!

Unloading coal at night Jan. 28.

Still unloading Saturday morning.

USCG Mackinaw heading downriver Saturday.

Breaking through the ice.

Into the sunrise.

USCG Biscayne Bay down at Mission Point.

Powering up before hitting the ice.

Leaving with a farewell committee.
At Sault Ste. Marie by Bonnie Barnes:

Entering Sault Ste. Marie harbor.

Into the turn.

Great Lakes Towing tug Missouri helping with the turn.

Missouri lines up to break ice at the Carbide Dock.

Missouri on the job.

Waiting to dock with the Gemini in the background.

Missouri prepares to lead to the dock.

Making progress.

Up to the Carbide Dock as the sun sets.

Unloading coal.

Leaving the Carbide Dock.

Downbound at Sugar Island.

USCG Katmai Bay waits to escort the Paul R. Tregurtha.

Passing an ice shanty at 6-mile point.
On board while unloading at the Carbide Dock by Matt Wohlfeill:


Ship's wheel.

Port side of pilot house.

Officer's mess.

Starboard side of pilot house.

Starboard pilot house control station.

Mapping GPS unit.

Main pilot house control station.

Colt-Pielstick V-16 diesel engine.

Engine room control station.

Pilot house catwalk overlooking unloading boom.


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